Dalkey Community Unit

Dalkey Community Unit
Kilbegnet Close
Co Dublin

Ms Alice Harding Ms Siobhan Turner

Tel: 01 2353202

Hiqa Reports

Dalkey Community Unit for Older People is a purpose build unit opened in 2000. They are situated in Dalkey village behind the Catholic Church.

It is near the coffee shops, banks, library, the Dart station, shops etc.

A multidisciplinary approach is used to develop care plans. A balance is sought between the medical care and creating a homely atmosphere.

An open visiting policy is in operation however mealtimes are protected unless a relative or friend visits at mealtimes to assist their relative to have their meal.

Information courtesy of HIQA reports and other sources.

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Residential Care Inspections

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   To get further information from HIQA:
Call the advice line: 021 240 9660
Email: [email protected]
Postal Address:
The Office of the Chief Inspector,
Health Information and Quality Authority,
Social Services Inspectorate, 1301 City Gate,
Mahon, Cork.

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Public Nursing Homes Dublin

For further information on Irish Nursing Homes in Ireland feel free to check out the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) website.

The address is http://www.hiqa.ie

Below are some links relevant to the nursing home and the healthcare sectors.

What is the Nursing Homes Support Scheme?

The Nursing Homes Support Scheme provides financial support towards the cost of long-term nursing home care. Under the scheme, people who need nursing home care have their income and assets assessed, and then make a contribution towards the cost of their care based on their assessment.

The HSE will pay the rest, if any, of the costs of their care in designated public and approved private nursing homes covered under the scheme. People can choose care in any of the nursing homes included in the scheme provided that the nursing home can cater for the person's particular needs and that it has a place available for the person.

As the budget for this scheme is fixed each year, at times a waiting list for financial support may be in place